Santa Margarita Gun Club

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Regular Membership Tally as of 2019-01-10:

107 Military

24 Civilian

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The following is most recent instructions for MCB Camp Pendleton base entry and DBIDS:

Good Morning/Afternoon

Thank you for your submission, NEXT step, After 4 business days have passed from your submission date, please instruct your guests to check in at the Visitor Center (BLDG 20255T) to receive their access pass for the requested dates. You as the sponsor will not need to be present in order for your guest to receive their pass. We are located in the back of the parking lot of the Main Gate off the I-5 in a triple wide trailer labeled VISITOR CENTER.

IMPORTANT NOTE, PLEASE READ!!
Ensure your guest provide a valid government photo ID (As of Jan 2 2019, Drivers licenses and state identification cards that contain the markings “Not Valid for Federal Purposes”,  “Not For Use as Federal Identification,” “Federal Limits May Apply,” or any other similar phrase, are NOT valid as an identity document for base access). If your guest has an ID with similar verbiage, instruct them to bring along with their DL/State ID a passport or original Social Security Card and Birth Certificate.

If they are issued an Resident/Green Card please have them bring that in as well to be issued a pass.

If they are driving on base, they must bring in current vehicle registration and current insurance for the vehicle to be permitted to enter base.

Are they driving a rental? They must have Liability insurance through the rental agency or provide us with a copy of their own insurance card.

If your guest needs access during the Visitor Centers closed hours (i.e. weekends/evenings) they will need to be escorted by a Military ID card holder.

As a sponsor you, may escort up to two additional cars behind you, your guest would not need to have an access pass if you are planning to escort the guest on the base.

The Visitor Center hours are:

Monday-Friday 0730-1530
Wednesday     0745-1530

Office number: 760-763-8435

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SMGC Inc. is proud to announce the appointment of Major Bedle USMC to the position of Executive Director, effective immediately. Major Bedle will be executing all official business for the Club and BoD with MCBCP henceforth.

The second appointment will be that of CWO IV Gunner, Chris Jones USMC to the position of Chief Operations Officer. Gunner Jones will be coordinating SMGC events and the requisite logistics with MCBCP for the future.

Lastly, SSgt. Wayne Gallagher will assume the post of Director of Operations. SSgt. Gallagher will be working with the Gunner to effectively manage RSO/OIC Training, submission of TARs (Training Area Requests) and etc. in support of operations.